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Our 5 favorite things to do in Strasbourg (and 3 things we wish we'd done!)

Reading Time: 4 minutesIf you stay on the Grand Île, which we highly recommend, you’ll be staying in the midst of one huge UNESCO World Heritage …

European Travel

A weekend escape: the best things to do in Reims

Reading Time: 5 minutesWhen you think of traveling to France, most folks either envision the Eiffel Tower or a stunning beach in the south. But so …

European Travel

Wine tasting in Burgundy: Beautiful and tasty, even in winter

When we planned our stop in Dijon, one of the first things we thought of was wine tasting in Burgundy. Being from a wine-producing region in Virginia …

Wine

Mont Saint Michel: One amazing day trip from Paris

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>There’s some debate online over whether or not Mont Saint Michel is a good choice for a day trip from Paris.<p>Let’s clear up …

European Travel

4 reasons you should walk around Paris

Reading Time: 3 minutesLike all big cities, Paris comes with a number of different modes of transportation.<p>But, as Americans, if we don’t hail from …

Romance, magic, and light: One perfect day in Paris

Reading Time: 3 minutesA week in Paris wasn’t enough to do everything we wanted to, so a day is going to be even more of a challenge. Especially if …

A grave necessity: Visiting the past at Père Lachaise

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>In Paris, we saw dead people.<p>We’ve visited Richmond’s Hollywood Cemetery multiple times. In the fall, it’s one of the most …

The City of Lights for introverts: Paris off the beaten track

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhen you spend the duration of high school and college learning about the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame, and Paris’s many other …

La Galcante: A papery, Parisian portal to the past

Reading Time: 3 minutes<p>If you are remotely nerdy or wordy, please keep reading.<p>Imagine the scents of old newsprint, musty book bindings, and dust, …

Houses like macarons: Rue Crèmieux

Reading Time: 2 minutesIf you’ve ever purchased a line of macarons (Pierre Hermé, anyone??), you know what a treat they are for the eye AND the …

Exploring a vibrant abandoned railway: La Petite Ceinture, Paris

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhen you think of the Paris you learned about in high school, “hub of urban art and decay” isn’t really the phrase that comes …

Famous trolls of Snaefellsnes: Lóndrangar, Iceland

Reading Time: 2 minutesAs we drove up to the view point for the Londrangar, Iceland coastline during our Snaefellsnes tour with Goecco, out guide, …

4 best spots for photography at Mont Saint Michel

Reading Time: 2 minutesLet’s be clear: it’s almost impossible to botch photography at Mont Saint Michel. This is the place that inspired the castle …

Daytripping to the past: How to get to Mont Saint Michel

Reading Time: 2 minutesMont Saint Michel was one of places we immediately knew we wanted to go when we started planning our first trip to France. …

European Travel

Driving the Golden Circle in Iceland: Waterfalls, wind, and weather

Reading Time: 5 minutesIf there’s one thing everyone should do in Iceland – other than take a tour with Auđunn from Goecco – it’s drive the Golden …

Hot Springs

How to spend a week in Reykjavík, Iceland

Reading Time: 4 minutesLet’s just get this out there early on: one week isn’t long enough to feel like you’ve experienced everything Iceland has to …

Enjoying Iceland's Toasty Sapphire: The Blue Lagoon

Reading Time: 4 minutesWhat do you want after you’ve spent 5-6 hours on an amazingly cramped airbus, and another two hours being subjected to airport …

Swimwear

Tolting through the snow: Horseback riding in Reykjavík

Reading Time: 5 minutesThis may have been my favorite day in Iceland.<p>I didn’t know how Luke felt about horses, but I did know how heartbroken I’d …

Horseback Riding

Volcanoes of Snaefellsnes

Reading Time: 3 minutesIf you’ve never ridden a small tour bus up the side of a volcanic crater, you’re missing out. It’s amazing to know that you’re …

Villages of Snaefellsnes: Arnarstapi and Hellnar

Reading Time: 2 minutesSo, thanks to our Goecco tour, what do we know about the Snaefellsnes peninsula so far? Insanely windy, frigid, and …

Hiking

Black Pearl Beach: Djúpalónssandur & Dritvík

Reading Time: 2 minutesThis was one of the last stops we made on our Snaefellsnes tour. When you park, the only sign that you’re near a huge beach …

Food In Iceland: Eating our way around Reykjavík

Reading Time: 4 minutes<p>“If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.” – J.R.R. Tolkien<p>I’ll admit, we …

5 things you SHOULDN’T do in Iceland

Reading Time: 3 minutesAs anyone who has researched locations and then traveled to those locations can tell you, there’s only so much the Google can …

Travel

Iceland's Waterfalls of the South Coast: Urriðafoss, Skogafoss, and Seljandsfoss

Reading Time: 3 minutesT.L.C. once warned us not to go chasing waterfalls. Not to discredit one of the greatest R&B/hiphop groups to have graced the …

Hiking

Sólheimajökull: Exploring one of Iceland's South Coast glaciers

Reading Time: 3 minutesWhen you imagine the definition of frigidity, what comes to mind?<p>Snow? Blue ice? Whistling wind across a flat, white plain? …

Glaciers

Crazy waves, Basalt, and Vik: Discovering Iceland's famous Black Sand Beach

Reading Time: 2 minutes“Don’t turn your back on the ocean. Don’t EVER turn your back to the ocean in Iceland. Okay? Enjoy!”<p>Those were our GeoIceland …

Get knocked off your feet (by wind) at Dyrholaey

Reading Time: 2 minutesHave you ever stepped across a wind gust and actually had your foot blown out from under you?<p>If not, head over to Dyrholaey, …

Roads